Drug Detox Centers Bridgewater MA

Going cold turkey, or stopping suddenly and completely, is only recommended when you have been using a relatively less addictive drug such as marijuana, have been using for a short time, and have not been using heavily each day. In all other situations, going cold turkey will have results ranging from very uncomfortable to possibly fatal.

EMH Recovery Inc
(508) 583-0493
678 North Main Street
Brockton, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Veterans Affairs Medical Center
(508) 583-4500x1482
940 Belmont Street
Brockton, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Halfway house
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Arabic, Chinese, Creole, French, Korean, Polish, Portugese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese

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Community Counseling of Bristol County
(508) 828-9116
1 Washington Street
Taunton, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Seniors/older adults, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Portugese

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Arbour Counseling Serv., Inc.
(781) 871-6550
100 Ledgewood Place
Rockland, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men
Language Services
French

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Bay Cove Human Services
(617) 878-2550x2558
61 Redfield Road
South Weymouth, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Women, Men
Language Services
Spanish

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South Bay Mental Health Center
(508) 580-4691
37 Belmont Street
Brockton, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men
Language Services
Arabic, Creole, Portugese

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Brockton Addiction Treatment Center
(508) 584-9210
940 Belmont Street
Brockton, MA
Hotline
(800) 327-5050
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men
Language Services
Portugese

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Family Center for Counseling & Educati
(508) 822-4027
One Taunton Green
Taunton, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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North Cottage Program Inc
(508) 285-2701x10
69 East Main Street
Norton, MA
Hotline
(800) 327-5050
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Gays and Lesbians, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Post ATS Step Down Services
(781) 331-3709x114
861 Main Street
Weymouth, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Men

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Drug Detox Centers

Safe Recovery at Drug Detox Centers

There are basically three methods for stopping drug abuse: cold turkey, tapering off, and detox. Which one you should use depends on several factors, including what type of drug you have been using, how long you have been using it, how much you use each day, and your own ability to control your actions.

Going cold turkey, or stopping suddenly and completely, is only recommended when you have been using a relatively less addictive drug such as marijuana, have been using for a short time, and have not been using heavily each day. In all other situations, going cold turkey will have results ranging from very uncomfortable to possibly fatal.

The brain become used to being flooded by chemicals ingested by the user, and sudden withdrawal causes a strong reaction. Heroin , for example, suppresses the middle part of the brain called the locus coeruleus, which regulates the “flight or fight” response, and makes the user feel safe. When there’s no more heroin flowing to the brain, the user rebounds into paranoia, rage, and other “flight or fight” emotions.

Tapering off your use of drugs can help moderate withdrawal symptoms, but for many people, especially those who use highly addictive drugs, it simply isn’t possible to do that. The addiction is too strong and too well engrained. In these cases, drug detox centers are the safest route to recovery.

Options in Drug Detox Centers

There are several different methods of detox, and their u...

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